Diederik Aerts is professor at the 'Brussels Free University (Vrije Universiteit Brussel - VUB)' and director of the 'Leo Apostel Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies (CLEA)', an interdisciplinary and interuniversity (VUB, UGent, KULeuven) research centre, where researchers of different disciplines work on interdisciplinary projects. He is also head of the research group 'Foundations of the Exact Sciences (FUND)' at the Brussels Free University. He is Editor-in-Chief of the international ISI and Springer journal 'Foundations of Science (FOS)' and a board member of the 'Worldviews group', founded by the philosopher Leo Apostel, which investigates the possibility of constructing integrated worldviews, taking into account the recent scientific findings. He was the scientific and artistic coordinator of the 'Einstein meets Magritte' conference, where the world's leading scientists and artists gathered to reflect about science, nature, human action and society. The material of the conference has been published in an eight-volume series by Springer and VUBPress.